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Methods and Approaches in Translation Studies, 2021/22, Semester 1, 2
Dr Jacob Blakesley (Sem2)
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Core texts

Baker, Mona and Gabriela Saldanha (ed.) (2020) Routledge encyclopedia of translation studies, London: Routledge.  

Baker, Mona (2011) In other words: A coursebook on translation. Routledge.  

Bassnett, Susan (1980, 1991, 2002, 2014) Translation studies, London: Routledge.  

Bermann, Sandra and Catherine Porter (eds.) (2011) A Companion to Translation Studies. London: Wiley-Blackwell.  

Bucher, J. et al (2016). Butcher's copy-editing : the Cambridge handbook for editors, copy-editors and proofreaders ISBN: 0521847133 (hardback); 9780521847131 (hardback). Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press.  

Chan, Sin-Wai. ed. (2015). Routledge encyclopedia of translation technology ISBN: 9780415524841 hardback. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge.  

Gambier , Yves and Luc van Doorslaer (eds.) 2010. Handbook of translation studies. John Benjamins. Available on-line from University of Leeds network:  

Hale, Sandra Beatriz (2007) Community interpreting, Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave McMillan.  

Hatim, Basil & Ian Mason (1990) Discourse and the translator, London: Longman.  

Hatim, Basil & Ian Mason (1997) The translator as communicator, London: Routledge.  

Hatim, Basil & Jeremy Munday (2004) Translation : an advanced resource book, London: Routledge.  

Kockaert, H. J. and Steurs, F. Eds. (2015). Handbook of terminology ISBN: 9789027257772 (hb : alk. paper); 9789027269560 (ebk). Amsterdam; Philadelphia: John Benjamins.  

Koehn, P. 2020. Neural Machine Translation. Cambridge University Press.

Kruger, Alet , Kim Wallmach, Jeremy Munday (eds.) 2011. Corpus-based translation studies : research and applications ISBN: 9781441115812 (hbk.) : £75.00; 1441115811 (hbk.) : £75.00. London. Bloomsbury.  

Malmkjaer, Kirsten and Kevin Windle. (2011). The Oxford handbook of translation studies ISBN: 9780199239306 (hc.); 0199239304 (hc.). Oxford: Oxford.   

Mason, Ian (ed) (2001) Triadic exchanges : studies in dialogue interpreting Manchester: St Jerome.  

Millán, Carmen Francesca Bartrina (eds.) 2013. The Routledge Handbook of Translation Studies. Routledge.  

Munday, Jeremy (2016) Introducing translation studies : theories and applications. 4th edition. London: Routledge ( 

Munday, Jeremy (2012) Evaluation in translation : critical points of translator decision-making. Routledge  

Munday, Jeremy (2009) The Routledge companion to translation studies ISBN: 9780415396417 (pbk.); 9780415396400; 0415396409; 0415396417 (pbk.); 9780203879450 (ebk.); 0203879457 (ebk.) (edited volume), London and New York: Routledge,.  

Nida, Eugene A. & Charles R. Taber (1969) The theory and practice of translation Leiden: E. J. Brill.    

Nord, Christiane (1997) Translating as a purposeful activity : functionalist approaches explained Manchester: St. Jerome.  

Pérez-González, Luis (2015) Audiovisual translation : theories, methods and issues. Routledge.  

Pöchhacker, Franz (2004) Introducing interpreting studies. London. Routledge.  

Pöchhacker, Franz & Miriam Shlesinger (eds) (2002) The interpreting studies reader, London: Routledge.    

Pym, Anthony (2014). Exploring translation theories. Routledge.  

Roy, Cynthia B. (2000) Interpreting as a discourse process, New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press.  

Snell-Hornby, Mary (1988) Translation studies : an integrated approach, Amsterdam: Benjamins.  

Translation studies abstracts. (1998 -) Manchester: St. Jerome.    

Venuti, Lawrence (ed.)(2012) The translation studies reader, 3rd edn. London: Routledge.  

Venuti, Lawrence (2018). The translator's invisibility : a history of translationLondon: Routledge.  

Wadensjö, Cecilia (1998) Interpreting as interaction, London and New York: Longman.  

Weissbort, Daniel & Astradur Eysteinsson (eds.) (2006) Translation : theory and practice : a historical reader. Oxford University Press.  

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Journals in Translation & Interpreting Studies (available from the library – in paper form and on-line):

Babel : revue internationale de la traduction. / International Journal of Translation. ISSN 0521-9744 | E-ISSN 1569-9668

Interpreting. ISSN: 1384-6647. International Journal of Research and Practice in Interpreting. ISSN: 1384-6647.

Machine translation. ISSN: 0922-6567 ISSN: 0922-6567 (Print) 1573-0573 (Online)

Meta. ISSN: 0026-0452 – Journal des traducteurs. 0026-0452 (print) 1492-1421 (digital)

Target. ISSN: 0924-1884 - International Journal of Translation Studies. ISSN 0924-1884 | E-ISSN 1569-9986

Translation and interpreting studies. ISSN: 1932-2798. The Journal of the American Translation and Interpreting Studies Association ISSN 1932-2798 | E-ISSN 1876-2700

Translation studies. ISSN: 1478-1700; 1751-2921. ISSN 1478-1700 (Print), 1751-2921 (Online)

The translator : studies in intercultural communication.. ISSN 1355-6509 (Print), 1757-0409 (Online)

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Other texts

Alvarez, Roman & M. Carmen-Africa Vidal (eds) (1996) Translation, power, subversion Clevedon: Multilingual Matters.

Anderman, Gunilla & Margaret Rogers (eds) (1996) Words, words, words : the translator and the language learner Clevedon: Multilingual Matters.

Audi, Robert (ed) (1995) The Cambridge dictionary of philosophy, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Bassnett, Susan & Andre Lefevere (eds) (1990) Translation, history and culture London: Pinter.

Berk-Seligson, Susan (1990) The bilingual courtroom : court interpreters in the judicial process, Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press.

Bermann, Sandra & Michael Wood (eds) (2005) Nation, language, and the ethics of translation, Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Beylard-Ozeroff, Ann, Jana Kralova, Barbara Moser-Mercer (eds) (1998) Translators' strategies and creativity : selected papers from the Ninth International Conference on Translation and Interpreting, Prague, September, 1995 : in honor of Jirí Levý and Anton Popovic Amsterdam: Benjamins.

Blakesley, Jacob (2014) Modern Italian Poets: Translators of the Impossible, University of Toronto Press. 

Blésius, Corinee (2003) ‘Copyright and the translator : who owns your translations? ’, Bulletin of the Institute of Translation & Interpreting., November-December 2003: 9-12. Available online at:

Boase-Beier, Jean & Michael Holman (eds) (1999) The practices of literary translation : constraints and creativity Manchester: St. Jerome.

Borges, Jorge L. (1936/2004) ‘Los traductores de las mil y una noches’, in Historia de la eternidad, Buenos Aires: Viau y Zona, trans. by Esther Allen as ‘The Translators of The Thousand and One Nights’, in Lawrence Venuti (ed.) The Translation Studies Reader, London and New York: Routledge, 2nd edition, 94-108.

Bowker, Lynne, Dorothy Kenner & Jennifer Pearson (eds) (1998) Bibliography of translation studies Manchester: St Jerome.

Campbell, Stuart (1998) Translation into the second language, London: Longman.

Chan, Sin-Wai & David E. Pollard (eds) (1995) An encyclopaedia of translation : Chinese-English, English-Chinese, Hong Kong: The Chinese University Press.

Chan, Tak-hung Lee (2004). Twentieth-century Chinese translation theory : modes, issues and debates ISBN: 9027216576 (Eur.); 1588115119 (US ; Hb : alk. paper). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Chesterman, Andrew (1997/2009) ‘Ethics of translation’, in Mary Snell-Horny, Zuzana Jettmarová and Klaus Kaindl (eds) Translation as intercultural communication : selected papers from the EST Congress, Prague 1995, Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins, pp. 147–57. Reprinted in Mona Baker (ed) Critical readings in translation studies, London and New York: Routledge, 34-43.

Cohen, Randy (2007) ‘The Way We Live Now: Bad Translation’, New York Times Magazine, 11 February. Available online at: res=9401E1DE133FF932A25751C0A9619C8B63 (last accessed 1 September 2010).

Cokely, Dennis (1992) Interpretation : a sociolinguistic model, Burtonsville: Linstok Press.

Cronin, Michael (2003) Translation and globalization, London and New York: Routledge.

Delabastita, Dirk (ed.) (1997) Traductio : essays on punning and translation Manchester: St. Jerome.

Dollerup, Cay & Anne Loddegaard (eds) (1992) Teaching translation and interpreting : training, talent and experience : papers from the first "Language international" Conference, Elsinore, Denmark, 31 May - 2 June 1991 Amsterdam: Benjamins.

Dollerup, Cay & Annette Lindegaard (eds) (1994) Teaching translation and interpreting 2 : insights, aims, visions : papers from the second "Language international" Conference, Elsinore, Denmark, 4 - 6 June 1993, Amsterdam: Benjamins.

Ehrensberg-Dow, M and Englund Dimitrova, B. (eds). 2016. Cognition and Behavior. Cognitive space: Exploring the situational interface.Translation Spaces. 5(1):

Eoyang, Eugene (1993) The transparent eye : reflections on translation, Chinese literature, and comparative poetics Honolulu: Honolulu University of Hawaii Press.

Fawcett, Peter (1997) Translation and language : linguistic theories explained. St. Jerome Publishing. Manchester.

Gentzler, Edwin, (2001) Contemporary translation theories. Multilingual matters.

Gouadec, Daniel (2009) Translation as a profession, Paris: La Maison du Dictionnaire.

Gutt, Ernst-August (1991) Translation and relevance : cognition and content, Oxford: Basil Blackwell. (Linguistics Q-0 GUT)

Hanna, Sameh, El-Farahaty, Hanem, and Abdel Wahab Khalifa (eds) (2020). Routledge Handbook of Arabic Translation, Routledge.

Hatim, Basil (1996) Communication across cultures : translation theory and contrastive text linguistics, Exeter: University of Exeter Press.

Hatim, Basil (1998) “Translation Quality Assessment: Setting and Maintaining a Trend”, in The translator : studies in intercultural communication., 4:1, 91-100. [Review of Juliane House (1977).]

Hermans, Theo (1999) Translation in systems : descriptive and systematic approaches explained. Routledge

Hervey, Sandor & Ian Higgins (1992) Thinking translation : a course in translation method, French-English, London: Routledge.

Hervey, Sandor, Ian Higgins & Michael Loughridge (1995) Thinking German translation : a course in translation method, German to English London: Routledge.

Holmes, James S. (1988) Translated! : papers on literary translation and translation studies, Amsterdam: Rodopi.

House, Juliane (1977) A model for translation quality assessment Tübingen: TBL Verlag Gunter Narr.

House, Juliane (ed.) (2014) Translation : a multidisciplinary approach ISBN: 9781137025487 (electronic bk.); 1137025484 (electronic bk.); 9781137025463 (hardback); 1137025468 (hardback); 9781137025470 (paperback); 1137025476 (paperback). Palgrave.

House, Juliane & Shoshana Blum-Kulka (1986) Interlingual and intercultural communication : discourse and cognition in translation and second language acquisition studies Tübingen: Gunter Narr Verlag.

Jones, Francis (2011). Poetry translating as expert action : processes, priorities and networks ISBN: 9789027224415 (alk. paper); 9027224412 (alk. paper); 9789027286819 (eb); 9027286817 (eb). John Benjamins

Katan, David (1998, 2004) Translating cultures : an introduction for translators, interpreters and mediators Manchester: St. Jerome.

Kelly, Louis (1979) The true interpreter : a history of translation theory and practice in the West Oxford: Blackwell.

Koskinen, Kaisa (2000) Beyond ambivalence. Postmodernity and the ethics of translation, Tampere: University of Tampere. Available online at:  

Kraszewski, Charles S. (1998) Four translation strategies determined by the particular needs of the receptor : translation theory backwards Lewiston: Mellen.

Labrum, Marian B. (ed.) (1998) The changing scene in world languages, Amsterdam: Benjamins.

Larson, Mildred L. (1984) Meaning-based translation : a guide to cross-language equivalence Lanham: MD University Press of America.

Lefevere , Andre (1975). Translating poetry : seven strategies and a blueprint ISBN: 9023212630 (pbk). Assen: Van Gorcum.

Lefevere, Andre (1992). Translation, rewriting, and the manipulation of literary fame. London: Routledge, 1992. 

Leppihalme, Ritva (1997) Culture bumps : an empirical approach to the translation of allusions Clevedon: Multilingual Matters.

Levy, Jiri (2011). The Art of Translation, Benjamins.

Lotbinière-Harwood, Susanne (1991) Re-belle et infidèle : la traduction comme pratique de réécriture au féminin = The body bilingual : translation as a re-writing in the feminine, Montreal: Éditions du Remue-Ménage.

Malone, Joseph L. (1988) The science of linguistics in the art of translation : some tools from linguistics for the analysis and practice of translation, Albany State: University of New York Press.

Munday, Jeremy (ed.), 2007, Translation as intervention ISBN: 0826495206 (pbk.) : £25.00; 9780826495198 (hbk.) : £75.00; 0826495192 (hbk.) : £75.00; 9780826495204 (pbk.) : £25.00 (Continuum Studies in Translation). London: Continuum,

Nagel, Thomas (2006) ‘Ethics’, in Donald M. Borchent (ed), Encyclopedia of philosophy, Minnesota: Thomson Gale, 2nd edition, 379-384.

Newmark, Peter (1988a) Approaches to translation Hemel Hempstead: Prentice Hall.

Newmark, Peter (1988b) A textbook of translation, Hemel Hempstead: Prentice Hall.

Newmark, Peter (1993) Paragraphs on translation, Clevedon: Multilingual Matters.

Newmark, Peter (1998) More paragraphs on translation, Clevedon: Multilingual Matters.

Nida, Eugene A. (1964) Toward a science of translating : with special reference to principles and procedures involved in Bible translating, Leiden: E. J. Brill.

O'Brien, Sharon 2011. Cognitive explorations of translation ISBN: 9781441172686 (pbk.) : No price; 9781441189493 (hbk.) : £75.00; 1441189491 (hbk.) : £75.00; 1441172688 (pbk.) : No price. London. Continuum.

Owens, Rachel (ed.) (1996) The Translator's handbook. Third Edition, London: Aslib.

Pinchuck, Isadore (1977) Scientific and technical translation London: Deutsch.

Pinker, Steven (2008) The stuff of thought : language as a window into human nature ISBN: 9780141015477 (pbk.); 0141015470 (pbk.) London: Penguin -- please add link to catalogue  

Pym, Anthony (2001a) ‘The return to ethics in translation studies’, The translator : studies in intercultural communication. 7(2): 129-138.

Pym, Anthony (ed.) (2001b) The return to ethics, Special Issue of The translator : studies in intercultural communication. 7(2).

Robinson, Douglas (1997) Becoming a translator : an accelerated course London: Routledge.

Robinson, Douglas (1997) Translation and empire : postcolonial theories explained, Manchester: St. Jerome.

Robinson, Douglas (ed.) (1997) Western translation theory : from Herodotus to Nietzsche Manchester: St. Jerome.

Samuelsson-Brown, Geoffrey (1993, 1998) A practical guide for translators Clevedon: Multilingual Matters.

Sarcevic, Susan (1997) New approach to legal translation, The Hague: Kluwer Law International.

Savory, Theodore (1957) The art of translation London: Cape.

Schaeffner, Christina (ed.) (1998) Translation and quality, Clevedon: Multilingual Matters.

Schaeffner, Christina & Helen Kelly-Holmes (eds) (1995) Cultural functions of translation, Clevedon: Multilingual Matters.

Sharoff, Serge & Hartley, Anthony (2012) Lexicography, terminology and ontologies. In Alexander Mehler, Laurent Romary, and Dafydd Gibbon, editors, Handbook of technical communication ISBN: 9783110188349 (Cloth); 3110188341 (Cloth); 9783110224848 (e-ISBN) (HAL 8), pages 317–346. Mouton de Gruyter.

Shei, Chris, and Zhaoming Gai (2018). Routledge Handbook of Chinese translation, Routledge.

Shivtiel, Avihai (1994) The basics of translation : English into Arabic, Leeds: U Leeds Enterprise in Higher Education.

Shuttleworth, Mark & Moira Cowie (1997) Dictionary of translation studies, Manchester: St. Jerome Publishing.

Simms, Karl (ed.) (1997) Translating sensitive texts : linguistic aspects Amsterdam: Rodopi.

Simon, Sherry (1996) Gender in translation : cultural identity and the politics of transmission, London: Routledge.

Somers, Harold (ed.) 2003. Computers and translation : a translator's guide. John Benjamins.

Steiner , George (1998) After Babel. Oxford.

Taylor, Christopher (1998) Language to language : a practical and theoretical guide for Italian/English translators Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Trosborg, Anna (ed.) (1997) Text typology and translation Amsterdam: Benjamins.

Tymoczko, Maria (2003) ‘Ideology and the position of the translator : In what sense is a translator ‘in between’? ’ in María Calzada Pérez (ed.) Apropos of ideology : translation studies on ideology-- ideologies in translation studies, Manchester: St Jerome Publishing, 181-201.

Tyulenev, Sergey, (2014) Translation and society : an introduction ISBN: 9780415721226 (paperback); 9780415721219 (hardback); 9781315775593 (ebook). Routledge.

Venuti , Lawrence, (2012) Translation changes everything : theory and practice ISBN: 9780415696296 (pbk.); 9780415696289; 0415696283; 0415696291 (pbk.); 9780203074428 (ebook); 0203074424 (ebook) Routledge

Venuti, Lawrence (1998) The scandals of translation : towards an ethics of difference, London: Routledge.

Vinay, Jean-Paul & Jean Darbelnet (1958) Stylistique comparée du français et de l'anglais : méthode de traduction [Comparative Stylistics of French and English], Paris: Didier.

Vinay, Jean-Paul & Jean Darbelnet (1995) Comparative stylistics of French and English : a methodology for translation (translated and edited by Juan C. Sager and M.-J. Hamel), Amsterdam: Benjamins.

This list was last updated on 13/07/2021